Engine:2.0L 1984CC 121Cu. In. l4 GAS SOHC Naturally Aspirated
For Sale By:Private Seller
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Options: Leather Seats, CD Player, Convertible, Heated Seats, Monsoon Premium Audio sound system
Trim: GLS Convertible 2-Door
Safety Features: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag, Passenger Airbag
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
Drive Type: FWD
Number of Doors: 2
Sub Model: GLS
Exterior Color: Gray
Number of Cylinders: 4
Interior Color: Gray
2005 Volkswagen Beetle GLS Convertible Auto Trans, Power Windows (Auto up/down), Power Locks, Tilt Wheel, Cruise Control, A/C, Leather Heated Seats, MONSOON AUDIO System, the Convertible is power.
I also have the optional wind screen for the rear & the Leather convertible boot cover so the top doesnt bounce in the wind at high speeds.
Convertible top is in great condition, this little bug scoots along just fine, its fun in the sun with the top down.
The Sport transmission is a blast if you want just a bit more power.
Volkswagen Beetle - Classic for Sale
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Auto blogMon, 11 Mar 2013 14:58:00 EST
There's torque steer and then there's what we'll from now on dub "The Boba," as in Boba Kettler. The German tuner has a way with the Volkswagen Golf, and the MkI example you see above has been touched with 736 horsepower - that's right, 96 more ponies than a new SRT Viper, all trying to get to ground through those two front wheels.
The 2.0-liter, 16-valve engine has an 8,800 rpm redline and is aided by a Garrett GTX3582R turbocharger shoving 50 psi through the internals. Other upgrades include a new ECU (natch) and a six-speed 'box among other treats. The rubber is Toyo R888s - street-legal competition tires. The result is enough smoke for three Chinese New Years when the lights go green. Indeed, the standing start isn't its forte, but it can apparently get from 62 miles per hour to 124 mph in five seconds.
Watch it go in the video below. And know that this isn't even Boba's best work; he's got a 900-hp MkII Golf that'll do 0-62 mph in 2.3 seconds.
Volkswagen still has its eyes set on becoming the top global automaker by 2018, and to get there, it's apparently going to need more boots on the ground. Automotive News Europe is reporting that VW is looking to increase its staff by 50,000 over the next five years - an increase of nine percent - which does not include an increase in its US dealer network.
According to the report, a majority of the growth will come from China where the automaker is also looking to double its production capacity in the same time frame. The Volkswagen Group is already expected to rival General Motors for the top sales spot in China this year, and such a rapid expansion in the region could make a good springboard for sales increases in other countries.
Cadillac and Buick have taken the trophies in J.D. Power's latest Customer Service Index Study examining satisfaction with dealer service. Surveying more than 90,000 owners and lessees of 2009-2013 model-year cars, the study found that those with pre-paid maintenance packages were ten percent more likely to buy their next car from the same brand.
Dealer satisfaction scores have improved overall, Cadillac nabbed the luxury segment ahead of Audi and Lexus, taking the crown that Lexus held last year. Buick keeps the mass-market dealer satisfaction win in the family, finishing ahead of Volkswagen and last year's winner GMC. The study also found that service department use of tablets increased customer satisfaction, as did "best practices" like "providing helpful advice." Who knew?
You can find details on those and more findings in the press release below.